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Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the St. Louis Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Tyler Lyons gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Kyle Hendricks, 0-1 on the year.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the St. Louis Cardinals as -132 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.9-3.9 win for the Cardinals. A 4.9-3.9 result in favor of the Cardinals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

19-6 St. Louis battles the Cubs, currently with a 13-11 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 3 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 7.

How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 12 ranked offense (4.36 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4.08 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 9.32 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.62 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 10-9 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Monday, with Travis Wood throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Busch Stadium.


Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Chi Cubs's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Wednesday, May 6th